Fidelis servus et prudens (Heinrich Isaac)

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Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2021-11-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 162 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Raised m3 to accommodate SATB choirs. Has single low F in alto, but note is doubled in tenor score.
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2021-11-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 157 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Same as below. Notated for S/ATTB.
Editor: Corinne Cooze (submitted 2021-11-21).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 157 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Direct transcription from CC3 partbooks. Notated for S/ATBB.

General Information

Title: Fidelis servus et prudens
Composer: Heinrich Isaac
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: SATB, ATTB, STTB or ATBB
Genre: SacredMass propersMotetCommunion for Common of Confessors

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Polyphonic communio for the Common of Confessors

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Fidelis servus et prudens,
quem constituit Dominus super familiam suam:
ut det illis in tempore tritici mensuram.

English.png English translation

Faithful and wise servant,
Whom his lord hath appointed over his family,
To give them great in due season..